AD/Cycle

AD/Cycle

(tool, product)
Application Development cycle.

A set of SAA-compatible IBM-sponsored products for program development, running on workstations accessing a central repository on a mainframe. The stages cover requirements, analysis and design, production of the application, building and testing and maintenance. Technologies used include code generators and knowledge based systems as well as languages and debuggers.

AD/Cycle

(Application Development/Cycle) SAA-compliant software from IBM that provides a system for managing systems development. It provides a structure for storing information about all phases of an information system including systems analysis and design, database design and programming.